WATCH: NYPD Releases Bodycam Video of Officer-Involved Shooting


Today, the New York City Police Department released body camera footage captured by one police officer who discharged his weapon on October 22, 2017. Two officers initially responded to a call for a male who attempted suicide at 610 West 143 Street, 6th floor at approximately 5:30 PM.

During their response to this call, the officers encountered Paris Cummings, a 27 year old male, who was armed with two knives. After repeated commands, one officer discharged his firearm one time, striking Cummings in the leg, who sustained a non-fatal injury.